A Sri Lankan student who molested a woman in a HDB lift was jailed for 10 weeks on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka encourages Chinese investment, especially in new technology, a government official of that country said.
Sri Lanka's new government is carrying out a "mop-up" operation after the last administration left the small Asian country in a "debt-trap," the country's finance minister told CNBC Tuesday.
The Sri Lankan Presidential panel set up to suggest amendments to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act of 1951, is likely to recommend raising the minimum age of marriage for Muslim girls from 12 to either 16 or 18, a member of the panel told Express on condition of anonymity.
T President Maithripala Sirisena today emphasized that the heads of the Media institutions should be committed to fulfill their obligations to build a knowledgeable society for the betterment of the society.
The United Nations (UN) has welcomed a landmark ruling by Sri Lanka's highest court prohibiting the discrimination of people living with HIV in education, saying the judgment would set a precedent and help victims seek justice for other forms of prejudice.
(AFP)-- Sri Lanka's parliament erupted in brawls between rival lawmakers Tuesday, after a former army chief said a bomb blast apparently targeting ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse's brother 10 years ago was an "inside job".
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today appointed a Committee to probe the altercation inside parliament between governemnt and opposition members in which several MPs are said to have been injured and one of them hospitalized.
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